Volunteering can be occasional, regularly scheduled, short-term or long-term. Attend a Volunteer's workshop to learn more and find out what fits your interests and schedule. Contact the Curator of Education (573) 651-2301.
Greet visitors, lead interactive tours of permanent and temporary exhibits, answer visitor's questions about the museum and exhibitions. Opportunities are available weekdays and weekends. To become a docent, one must attend our training classes. (See below.)
Assist in planning, organizing, promoting, and conducting educational programs, workshops, and events related to the museum's mission.
Oversee a hands-on or information station, post fliers, photograph an event, help with set-up and clean-up, serve refreshments at an exhibit opening, or assist with our outreach program at public events.
Distribute information, answer questions, or lead hands-on activities with the public to promote the museum.
If you are interested in leading tours as a volunteer docent, training can be arranged around your schedule.
Training involves background information for exhibits including:
Art exhibit training is ongoing with exhibit changes. This includes information on the artists and thier works.
One University Plaza, MS 7875 (mailing address)
518 S. Fountain St. (physical address)
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701